Grouse

Final Sage Grouse Conservation Plans Unveiled by Federal Government

Department of Interior (DOI) Secretary Sally Jewell said oil and gas companies should be minimally impacted by plans to conserve the habitat of the greater sage grouse, as Wyoming Gov. Matt Mead added that the plans were essentially the last chance to avoid having the bird added to the Endangered Species Act (ESA) in September.

May 28, 2015

Final Sage Grouse Conservation Plans Unveiled by Federal Government

Department of Interior (DOI) Secretary Sally Jewell said oil and gas companies should be minimally impacted by plans to conserve the habitat of the greater sage grouse, as Wyoming Gov. Matt Mead added that the plans were essentially the last chance to avoid having the bird added to the Endangered Species Act (ESA) in September.

May 28, 2015

States Better Overseers of Greater Sage Grouse Habitat, Say Policy Experts

An oversight hearing by a House committee Tuesday provided no conclusions about whether western states are more able to oversee dwindling greater sage grouse habitat, but there was plenty of grumbling by Republican members about federal oversight.

May 19, 2015

States Better Overseers of Greater Sage Grouse Habitat, Say Policy Experts

An oversight hearing by a House committee Tuesday provided no conclusions about whether western states are more able to oversee dwindling greater sage grouse habitat, but there was plenty of grumbling by Republican members about federal oversight.

May 19, 2015

Sage Grouse Debate Comes Home to Roost in Senate Committee

Lawmakers on the U.S. Senate Committee on Environment & Public Works debated with regulators and each other over the best way to protect the sage grouse, and to possibly avoid listing the bird on the federal Endangered Species Act (ESA).

May 6, 2015

Sage Grouse Debate Comes Home to Roost in Senate Committee

Lawmakers on the U.S. Senate Committee on Environment & Public Works debated with regulators and each other over the best way to protect the sage grouse, and to possibly avoid listing the bird on the federal Endangered Species Act.

May 6, 2015

USFWS Bi-State Sage Grouse Move Lauded as Sign Protection, Development Can Coexist

Western governors lauded a U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (USFWS) decision on the bi-state sage grouse population as an indication that the bird can be protected more widely while oil/gas development is still encouraged.

April 28, 2015

USFWS Bi-State Sage Grouse Move Lauded as Sign Protection, Development Can Coexist

Western governors lauded a U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (USFWS) decision on the bi-state sage grouse population as an indication that the bird can be protected more widely while oil/gas development is still encouraged.

April 28, 2015
First Sage Grouse Conservation Bank Created in Wyoming

First Sage Grouse Conservation Bank Created in Wyoming

The nation’s largest conservation bank — and a first for greater sage grouse — has been established in central Wyoming to provide credits that would allow energy development in other parts of the state.

March 19, 2015

Colorado Sues Feds Over Gunnison Sage Grouse Listing

As it signaled late last year it would do, Colorado on Thursday filed a lawsuit against federal officials over the “threatened’ designation given the Gunnison sage grouse, despite the state’s work with federal agencies to avoid the listing.

February 13, 2015